The Utility Workers, who represent West Virginia American Water workers, want officials to strictly regulate the water firm and keep a beady eye on its staffing levels.
As fresh horrors in the global Fukushima disaster continue to unfold, nuclear plant workers are the latest victims.
Oil and coal companies are using their already powerful leverage with brutal disregard for working people and the environment.
Did you know that every minute, we lose one acre of farmland to development? Or that since 1982, we've lost over 23 million acres of farmland?
An EPA inspection uncovered numerous air quality and job safety and health violations that ExxonMobil did not report at the nation's second largest oil refinery.
Farmworkers say Monsanto makes an exorbitant profit each year on royalties from "renewal" seed harvests.
Under proposals now before the European Union, three pesticides that harm bees and have contributed to their overall decline may be banned soon on that continent.
But there is an outcry among Texans who do not want pipelines snaking along their property - and who fear the environmental risks of potential spills.